Includes illustrations, easy-to-read tables and figures, five original videos demonstrating features of select neuro-ophthalmic disorders and a restructured chapter on the classification of optic neuropathies. Provides a symptom-driven approach to the diagnosis and treatment of major neuro-ophthalmic conditions. With the focus on the patient, this book emphasizes examination and appropriate adjunctive studies, including a discussion of diagnostic imaging modalities, and leads the reader through the sometimes-subtle manifestations of neuro-ophthalmic disease to anatomical localization of lesions and definitive diagnosis. An overview of the anatomy of visual pathways is accompanied by many illustrations. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos.
Upon completion of Section 5, readers should be able to:
- Describe a symptom-driven approach to patients with common neuro-ophthalmic complaints in order to formulate an appropriate differential diagnosis
- Select the most appropriate tests and imaging, based on symptomatology, to diagnose and manage neuro-ophthalmic disorders in a cost-effective manner
- Assess eye movement disorders and the ocular motor system
Major revision: 2017–2018
Section chair: M. Tariq Bhatti, MD
Print: 428 pages
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About the BCSC
The Academy's Basic and Clinical Science Course™ (BCSC®) is ophthalmology’s definitive compilation of scientific research and clinical experience. It is continually updated by a faculty of more than 100 expert ophthalmologists. Each of the 13 volumes includes fundamental clinical knowledge; numerous tables, photos and illustrations; self-assessment questions with answers; and opportunities for earning AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Beginning with the 2013–2014 edition, the Academy and the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) have partnered to make the BCSC the standard text for all European ophthalmology training programs. The EBO now recommends the BCSC as the primary educational resource for European trainees and ophthalmologists studying for the annual EBO Diploma Exam.
Print ISBN: 978-1-68104-031-8
eBook ISBN: 978-1-68104-058-5
Print & eBook ISBN: 978-1-68104-045-5